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Geography and Revolution

Author: David N Livingstone; Charles W J Withers
Publisher: Chicago (Ill.) : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the ways in which place and space matter in a variety of revolutionary situations. The authors assemble a set of essays that uncover not only the geography of revolutions but also the role  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David N Livingstone; Charles W J Withers
ISBN: 9780226487335 0226487334
OCLC Number: 470693094
Notes: Contributions partiellement issues d'un colloque tenu à l'Université d'Édimbourg en juillet 2001.
Bibliogr. p. 367-416.
Description: 1 vol. (VIII-433 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: On geography and revolution / David N. Livingstone, Charles W.J. Withers --
Space, revolution, and science / Peter Dear --
National styles in science: a possible factor in the scientific revolution? / John Henry --
Geography, science, and the scientific revolution / Charles W.J. Withers --
Revolution of the space invaders: Darwin and Wallace on the geography of life / James Moore --
Printing the map, making a difference: mapping the Cape of Good Hope, 1488-1652 / Jerry Brotton --
Revolutions in the times: clocks and the temporal structures of everyday life / Paul Glennie, Nigel Thrift --
Photography, visual revolutions, and Victorian geography / James R. Ryan --
Geography's English revolutions: Oxford geography and the war of ideas, 1600-1660 / Robert J. Mayhew --
Edme Mentelle's geographies and the French revolution / Michael Heffernan --
"Risen into empire": moral geographies of the American republic / David N. Livingstone --
Alexander von Humboldt and revolution: a geography of reception of the Varnhagen von Ense correspondence / Nicolaas Rupke --
Afterward: revolutions and their geographies / Peter Burke.
Responsibility: edited by David N. Livingstone and Charles W.J. Withers.
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"The scholarship is excellent, the writing and editing of high quality, and the dialectic of geogrpahy and revolution at the heart of the project is interesting and productive."--Peter O. Muller Read more...

 
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